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Purple Joe Pye Weed (Eutrochium purpureum)

Found growing amongst the giant white oaks and hickories of our open woodlands, this gem of a plant produces large purple plumes that highlight the wooded summer gound plain. A tough plant native to Illinois mesic woodlands and their adjacent prairies, this plant adds texture and color to the landscape.


  • Acronym: EUTPUR
  • Life-Cycle: Perennial
  • Bloom Color: Purple
  • Bloom Time: July - September
  • Typical Height: 72"
  • Light Preference: Part Sun
  • Soil Preference: Mesic
  • Root Structure: Shallow Fiberous
  • Stratification: Cold & Moist for 30 Days
  • Seeds per Ounce: 42,000*
  • IL County Ecotypes we Grow**
    1. McHenry County


Other scientific names used for this species:

  • None


Other common names used for this species:

  • None


*Approximate, actual number of seeds may vary slightly by seed lot.

**We have listed the County ecotypes that we grow for this species, this ecotype may or may not be available at the time of your order. If you prefer one of the ecotypes over another please type it into the "Additional Info Section" and we'll provide that ecotype if it's available, if it is not available we will provide one of the other ecotypes listed.

Eutrochium purpureum - Per Ounce

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